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Kona Kai

Chicago, IL
Bar & Restaurant
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8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL
Closed in 1998
No longer in operation.

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Kona Kai

9

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by 8 people

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Humuhumu’s description

Located in the O'Hare Marriott, the doors to the Kona Kai closed in 1998, but until 2011 it was still there. For a short time after 1998, the Mai Tai Lounge
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Mai Tai Lounge
Chicago, IL
Bar
9
continued to operate, but it is now closed, too.
During its time in shuttered state, the Marriott periodically rented it out for events, such as the Exotica tour in 2003. In 2011, the room was finally repurposed, and the contents were purchased by The Banana Hut
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Mai Tai Lounge
Chicago, IL
Bar
9
in Eureka, WA.
This used to be part of a larger chain of Kona Kai restaurants, with other locations in Philadelphia
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Mai Tai Lounge
Chicago, IL
Bar
9
and Kansas City
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Mai Tai Lounge
Chicago, IL
Bar
9
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Regulars & Visitors
  • Humuhumu
  • voodootiki
  • ted tiki
  • hala bullhiki
  • Dana
  • tucsontiki
  • KonaJack
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